Dr. Tian¨s research is focused on Prognostics, Pipeline integrity management, Reliability, Condition based maintenance, Renewable energy systems, Condition monitoring, Signal processing, and Finite element modeling. His research papers have appeared in IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Renewable Energy, and IIE Transactions, among others. He received the Best Paper Award of ^Quality Control and Reliability ̄ in the 2005 IIE Industrial Engineering Research Conference. He is also the recipient of the 2011 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award (Technology, Industry, and the Environment).




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Zhigang (Will) Tian, PhD, PEng


Associate Professor

10-356 Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G8, Canada


Tel.: (780) 492-2822
Email: ztian@ualberta.ca


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